Try Our Apps


90s Slang You Should Know


[bahrb] /bɑrb/
a band or small scarf of lace, worn around the head or neck by women.
barb1 (def 8).
Origin of barbe
See origin at barb1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for barbe
Historical Examples
  • barbe had the best reason to know what her brother-in-law's resources were, as she had made herself his cashier.

    Artist and Model Ren de Pont-Jest
  • barbe was not only compassionate, but ready to answer all the questions in her power.

    Two Penniless Princesses Charlotte M. Yonge
  • However, after admiring everything, barbe left the place with envy gnawing at her heart.

    Artist and Model Ren de Pont-Jest
  • If there was no barbe in the world he could have taken Letty as the mate his soul was longing for.

    The Dust Flower Basil King
  • As barbe opened the sash and put her head out the morning air met her with a chill.

    The Story of Tonty Mary Hartwell Catherwood
  • An', barbe, you begin to look like crawlin' about again an' not so washed out.

    A Little Girl in Old Pittsburg Amanda M. Douglas
  • (I cannot possibly bring myself to call thee barbe or Varvra).

    A Nobleman's Nest Ivan Turgenieff
  • barbe sat beside him—she could scarce believe he was there in the flesh.

    A Little Girl in Old Pittsburg Amanda M. Douglas
  • barbe suppressed his manliness, because she herself was so imperious.

    The Dust Flower Basil King
  • It appears that in his lifetime he was known by the sobriquet of barbe Bleu.

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for barbe

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for barbe

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for barbe